As early as kindergarten, educators across Long Island share stories of the life legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As we question the issues of racism at all levels here on our beautiful island, education is one answer to address inequality. Teachers of color can make an impact, both in and out of the classroom, so consider becoming a teacher to help carry on Dr. King's legacy. Long Island Teachers, we are NYSUT Teachers, Teacher Leaders in the Community.
Helpful links on how to start your career in education:
- Why Teach?
If you enjoy working with students and being a leader, and you’re ready to inspire and make a difference, teaching might be a great fit for you. Teaching is also a career with competitive pay and some of the best benefits available.
- How to Become a Teacher
Whether you're a student thinking about becoming a teacher, or looking at changing careers, there are educational and certification requirements to becoming a teacher. Here's a simple look at what's required to pursue your teaching career.
We have a wide set of resources on teacher education programs, student loan assistance, teacher certification job listings.
What are current teachers saying about their profession? Take a look.
- Support New Teachers
Resources to help education stakeholders to support and encourage students and career-changers to consider careers in teaching.
- NYSUT (New York State United Teachers)
Are you a college, middle or high school student thinking about your future? Are you an adult considering a career change? If you’re searching for future job ideas, or thinking about a career switch, take a look at teaching. It just might be the future you're looking for.